Peter Gammons: Midway check-in from Miami to Cambridge, Columbia SC, and the Cape

The season reaches its midway point this weekend, with the Dodgers, Diamondbacks, Rockies, Brewers and Nationals in line for the National League playoff positions, the Red Sox, Indians, Astros, Yankees and Twins out front, the Rays and Angels a game back of the wild card. With the All Star Game on the immediate horizon, this […]

Peter Gammons: Reflection of Hall of Fame inductees Tim Raines and Jeff Bagwell

Tim Raines signs HOF after his name, the second greatest leadoff hitter in history, a man who reached base more often than Tony Gwynn or Roberto Clemente. So does Jeff Bagwell, who statistically is one of the six best first basemen ever, second only behind Albert Pujols since World War II. And Pudge Rodriguez, one […]

Coffee and Clippings: Juan Uribe brings the fun – and veteran leadership – to Mets locker room

Anthony McCarron (@AnthonyMcCarron) of the NY Daily News talks about Juan Uribe’s positive impact on the 1st place Mets… Even without all the on-field stuff — his RBI was the third game-winner he’s had since joining the Mets a few weeks ago — Uribe is the kind of contributor a manager adores, something deeper than […]